Lack of jury members means Letterkenny trial cannot proceed

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In what’s believed to be the first case of its kind, a trial at Letterkenny Circuit Court could not go ahead because not enough jurors were present.
Earlier this week, 28 potential jurors arrived at the court for two trials.
However, with both the prosecution and the defence each able to challenge seven jurors, all 28 could have been ruled out. In the event, the first trial went ahead, but the second has had to be abandoned.
Speaking on the Shaun Doherty Show today, solicitor Seamus Gunne said far more potential jurors were needed………….

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